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How to Fall Asleep Fast and Sleep Better

Nancy Mann Jackson
More than 30 percent of Americans are perpetually sleep-deprived, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Sleep deficiency contributes to a wide range of potential health and safety problems. As we age, it’s... Continue

5 Ways to Be Your Best Self in 2019

Michele Lerner
Whether you set goals, make resolutions, or just relish the thought of turning the page on the calendar to a new year, committing to self-improvement is always a good idea. Following through on that commitment, of course, is the hard part.... Continue

New Year’s Resolution Ideas to Ring in the New Year

Michael Kelly and Sarita Harbour
A new year is upon us. With that comes the opportunity for a fresh start at becoming the best you yet. Setting New Year’s resolutions for self-improvement isn’t something new, though. Cultures have been setting yearly resolutions for... Continue

How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy After Age 50

Loretta Waldman
There are several diseases and conditions that can affect our vision as we age. Eye cataracts, for example, are common and readily corrected with surgery. Other eye conditions have a greater potential to impact our quality of life,... Continue

Travel Neck and Back Support Tips

Teri Cettina
Sitting in one position—or in multiple, unnatural positions—for long stretches of time puts a lot of stress on the body. Your muscles and tendons can tighten up, you could develop painful muscle spasms, and you can become more... Continue

8 Fun Sports for Baby Boomers to Stay Fit

Michele Lerner
Although studies have found that staying physically active as you age helps prevent health problems, control chronic conditions and keep you mentally agile, spending hours on the treadmill can be dull. Sure, some folks... Continue

Pickleball [The Hottest New Sport Among Boomers]

Kelly Spors
The Pickleball-playing community is seeing a growing number of players on its courts. Pickleball is a sport that combines tennis, badminton and ping-pong. It is played by two to four players using paddles and a plastic ball with holes, on... Continue